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e. SOLOMON, Jr. 

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4-22-24-26 Battery Street 

Telephone Main 1079 San Francisco 

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Do You Know 



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We carry a complete line of Japanese 
Goods? 



Are you aware that we represent some 
\\\ of the leading housesofthe United States ? 

M Have yon heard of H. C. Fosters' line of 

yA Celluloid Novelties? 

if) Have yon seen the "Whitney Company's 

line of Hobby Horses and Doll Carriages ? 

Yon surely know Short's incomparable 

line of Shoo Fly Chimes. They are the 

latest and the best. His Children's Chairs 

4 and Roller Chimes you all know only too 

* well AS THE BEST SELLERS EVER 

SHOWN. 

When yon come to town do not fail to 
call and see us; or if you are not coming, 
let us know and we will call on you. 






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ILLUSTRATED 



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Descriptive Catalogue 

1597. 

ll'r ma v Pud/it and Filiate Displays. 

PLEASE NOTE REDUCTIONS ON AMERICAN GOODS. 



We Quota the following Discounts on Prices Named in this Catalogue : 

FIREWORKS, pages 2 to 26, ... per cent 

BALLOONS, page 28, 
TORPEDOES, oage 27, - 
PAPER CAPS, page 27, 
PISTOLS, pages 31 to 32, 

SLING SHOT, page 35, - 

BUCKET LANTERNS, page 30, - - - -%t 

JAPANESE LANTERNS, page 30, - 

MUSLIN FLAGS, page 29, - - - ' 

BUNTING FLAGS, page 29, - 

PAPER FESTOONING, page 30, - 

PAPER NAPKINS, page 33, 

SCOLLOPED NAPKINS, page 33, 

SATCHEL BASKETS, page 33, - - ............... 

BAMBOO TELESCOPE BASKETS, page 33 - 

WILLOW TELESCOPES, page 33, - 
SUN SHADES, page 34, - 
SHAWL STRAPS, page 34, - 
SCHOOL STRAPS, page 34, 
SILK HANDKERCHIEFS, page 36, 
FAIRYLAND CUPS, page 30, - 

DECORATION BUNTING, page 30, - - yL £■■ 

FIRECRACKERS, page 26, at Market Rates. 



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Soliciting your orders, wc are, Yours respectfully, 

C. SOLOMON, JR. 

422, 424, 426 BATTERY ST., San Francisco, Cal. 

TERMS -JULY 5th, NET CASH. SPECIAL TERMS ON APPLICATION. 



C. Solomon, Jr., 422, 424, 426 Battery Street. 



COLORED ROMAN CANDLES. 



Each candle contains assorted colored stars. 
below the middle ■with lower end exposed. 



Fire from the hand holding candle 




3 
4 
6 
8 
6 
8 
10 
12 

15 
20 

25 
30 



'/ gross in a package $ 

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1 dozen " 



large, 



dozen in package . 



2 50 

3 SO 
5 00 
9 00 

II 50 

14 00 

15 00 

16 00 
25 00 
36 50 
53 5° 
84 00 

120 00 



EXTRA LARQE COLORED 
EXHIBITION CANDLES. 

Candles extra size, and every star of extra fine 
colors — red, white, blue and green. 

Per dozen. 

6 star, 1 dozen in package $ 2 50 

8 " 1 " " 3 25 

10 " 1 " " 4 00 

12 " 1 " " 5 00 

15 " 1 " 6 25 

20 " 1 " " 8 50 

ELECTRIC SPREADER 
CANDLES. 

Each star fills the air with beautiful electric-colored scintillations, spreading in 
every direction. They make one of the most effective displays known to the art. 

Per dozen. 

4 spreader stars, yi dozen in package $2 75 

6 " " >z 3 5° 

8 •" " % " " 500 

10 " " y 2 " " 650 

GOLDEN SHOWER CANDLES. 



Containing beautiful golden scintillating balls with, trails of brilliant fire. 



4 ball, y 2 dozen in each package. 

6 " y 2 " 

8 " % » " " . 



Per dozen 

$3 °° 

• 4 50 

• 7 OO 



COLORED TRIPLET CANDLES. 

Exhibit a variegated shower of stars, which form in displays the national colors 
similar to a large fountain. Especially adapted for flambeau clubs, parades, private 
displays, etc. 

Per dozen. 
No. S, 24 ball, packed y 2 dozen in packages $6 50 

HAND ILLUMINATIONS OR COLORED TORCHES. 

A very desirable article for street parades and campaign purposes, assorted colors. 

Ptt dozen 
1 dozen in a package, burning 1 5 minutes $5 5° 



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COLORED ROCKETS. 




Assorted Colors and large 
brilliant stars. 

Rockets should be fired from 
a gutter made of two boards 
nailed together at right an- 
gles, and placed at a slight 
inclination against the 
wind. 

Per gross 

1 oz., J gross in pkg. .$ 5 00 

2 " i " " .. 7 00 

3 " i " " .. 12 00 

4 " 2 dozen in box. . 1850 
6 " I " " . . 27 00 
} lb., 1 " " .. 45 00 

Per dozen 

1 lb., 1 dozen in box. .$ 5 50 

2 " I " " .. 10 50 

3 " I . " " .. '7 5° 

4 " i " " .. 2r 50 



SCREAMER ROCKETS 

These Rockets ascend with 
a loud, screaming noise ; 
when they reach the highest 
altitude, explode with a 
heavy report. They are 
largely used at public and 
political meetings to draw a 
crowd. 

2 pounders, yi dozen in box, 
$30 per dozen. 



NEW COLORED EXHIBITION SKY ROCKETS. 



1 
2 
3 
4 
6 



Large sizes, each Rocket contaiuing extra fine colored stars. 

Per dozen 

I doz. in box $ 7 00 



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with detachable stick 14 00 

20 00 

35 00 
50 00 
60 00 



CANNON ROCKETS. 



These Rockets, when they reach the highest altitude, explode with a very heavy 
report, equal to a cannon; they are used for salutes, and at political meetings. 

Per dozen Per dozen 
I lb., yi dozen in box $30 00 3 lb., % dozen in box $42 °° 



C. Solomon, Jr., 422, 424, 426 Battery Street. 




Willow Tree Rockets. 

Throwing out at a great height a mass ol 
brilliant fire, taking the shape of a willow 
tree, with its long, hanging branches, 
which spread and finally reach the 
ground. 

• Per dozen 

2 lbs., X dozen in box $ 30 00 

4 "X " " 50 00 

6 " 'A " . " 80 00 

8 " packed single 120 00 

Calliope Rockets. 

After an explosion they fill the air will' 
loud screeching whistles, that can b< 
heard a great distance. A wonderful nov- 
elty; for day or night use. 

Per dozen 

3 lbs., y z dozen in box. . . .' $42 50 




Prismatic Dragon Rockets 

At an altitude .of from 300 to 500 feet, 
they display a swarm of magic dragon- 
like serpents, with vermilion-hued bodies, 
ch anging and interchanging in their wind- 
ing courses, till they faintly fade away in 



the distance.- 



Per dozen 



3 lbs., % dozen in box $42 50 

4 " X " " 5° 00 

Parachute Rockets. 

Discharging at great height, floating stars 
of great caliber, suspended from para- 
chutes. They float a long distance, and 
change colors several times before dis- 
appearing. Per dozen 
2lbs., "Silver Star," % doz. inbox.$20 00 
4 " "Triple Asteroid, "X" " 5000 
6 " "7-star Pleiades," %" " 8000 



CASCADE ROCKETS. 

Amid the clouds they display a broad swelling spread of liquid gold, in streamers 

of glittering radiance, with leathery edges, gradually spreading and dissolving into a 

cloud of sparkling mist lasting a long time. 

Per dozen. 

3 lbs., % dozen in box | 42 50 

4 " % " " 50 00 

COLORED SHOOTING STAR ROCKETS. 

On reaching the proper height the rockets release several showers of golden 
scintillations, from which, many shooting stars of all the colors of the rainbow are 
continuously discharging in every direction, producing a novel and beautiful effect. 



Per dozen. 
4 lbs., % dozen in bos. .$ 50 00 
6 " l /e " " 80 00 



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COLORED CORNUCOPIA ROCKETS. 

Tins rocket, on reaching its altitude, releases a mammoth shower of brilliant 
ruble I ;n <iuick succession bj md Ihirrl hurst, releasing sapphire 

»n<l emerald meteors and doration 

Per dozen- 
4 lbs., '. doz.cu in box . 

jt^o 00 
6 " <i 

COLORED JEWELED STREAHER ROCKETS. 

Displaying a great golden luirst of a large number of streamers of brilliant fires, 
eacli terminating with a shell burst of variegated jeweled stars, One of the most 
beautiful combinations in pyrotcchny. 

Per dozen. 
4. lbs., '. dozen in box j- 

6 " . go tw 

ELECTRIC SHOWER ROCKETS. 

Rursting in mid heaven, they form an Aurora Borealis-like shower of electric 
jewels of emerald and sapphire tints, falling slowly to the earth. The latest and 
grandest discovery in the art. 

Per dozen. 
4 lbs 11 in box 

6 " 1-" " " So 00 

TELESCOPE REPEATING ROCKETS. 

These ascend to a great height, and then release four more rockets, bursting in 
mid-heaven, disclosing clusters of colored stars. 

Per dozen. 
6 lbs. , ',6 dozen in box ■, #80 0o 

PRIZE COMETIC ROCKETS. 

These rockets ascend to a great height, and discharge a single star of large size 
and brilliancy, which changes colors several times while floating slowly away, then 
suddenly resolves itself into a revolving wheel of brilliant fire, and other beautiful 

effects, ending with a burst of tinted meteors. 

Per dozen. 
8 lbs., 1-12 dozen in box #120 j 

DIAMOND CHAIN ROCKETS. 

These rockets on reaching their height produce links of diamond chains, 
changing colors, which continue descending and finally disappear in the distance, 
with bursts of colored meteors, and showers of gold. 



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Per dozen. 
8 lbs., 1-12 dozen in box f 120 00 

PEACOCK PLUMES ROCKETS. 

Rising like an Eiffel Tower of fire to an immense height, with a grand explosion 
they form a gorgeous veil of feathery plumes, reaching nearly to the ground, embel- 
lished with topaz and emerald comets intertwining in their flight, presenting beautiful' 

figures and combinations of colors ending -with salutes. 

Per doz. 
8 lbs., 1-12 dozen in box $120 00 



C. Solomon, Jr., 422, 424, 426 Battery Street. 



COLORED FIRES. 

Red, white, sold, blue and green in '4, }4 and I pound cans. One color in 
,'ach can. Per pound $1 50 

Colored fires consist of dry powder, which should be poured from the can 
into a metallic dish or on a flat dry stone, and spread in a train and lighted at 
the end. 



TABLEAUX FIRES. 



NICKEL RED FIRE. 




Red, Blue, Green, and White, put up in In wood boxes, to retail at 5 cents each. 

paper tubes. ~ dozen boxes in a package, per gross 
1 dozen tubes in a box. .'. . .per box $2 50 | boxes $12 50 

PARADE FIRES. 

In paper case ready to light ; burns very slowly for fully five minutes with bril- 
liant illuminating effect ; very effective in parades or other outdoor illumination. 

Per dozen cases, 

Red, 1 lb. in each case #15 00 

Green " " 15 00 

Showers for theatrical use made to order in three sizes — small, medium and large 
— quick match, covered and uncovered, supplied. 

BENGAL LIGHTS. 

These") are heavih' charged cases of illuminating fire, and are used out-of-doors. 
As thev are slow burning, they produce for a long time a brilliant and dazzling 
illumination of all surrounding objects. 

Per dozen. 

^1b., % doz. in pkg,, 3 colors in each piece $4 00 

% " Vz " " 3 " " " 6 00 

1 " Vz " 3 " " " S 00 

Directions. — Bengal lights should be placed on open 
ground or on an elevated position. Liglit the fuse. 

MARINE SIGNALS. 

Signal lights with handles. Signal rockets, extra heavy. 

Signal shotgun shells for sealers' use. 

SERPENTS OR NIGGER CHASERS. 

Per cross. 

3 inch, '/z gross in a package $2 60 

4 " % " " 4 50 

5 " 'A " 5 5° 

BRILLIANT FLOWER POTS. 

They throw out streams of beautiful spur fire and spangles, and present the 
appearance of a fountain of brilliant fire. They are harmless, and can be used by 
ladies and children. 

Per gross. 

4 inch, I dozen in a package $ 9 75 

6 " 1 '- " 15 75 

10 " 1 " " 21 50 

6 " 1 " " with handle 21 50 

BLUE LIGHTS. 

Per gross. 

Extra large, y 2 gross in a package $2 30 

Directions,— Blue lights should be held in the hand at a slight incline. Light at 
one end. 



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ELECTRIC FLOWERS. 

: it n brilliant stream of gold and silver spangles, intermingled and bordered 
1 and electric spray. 

Per Jnzen 

With Inn; en in pack'. f. % - s 

— Hold in the hand and light the fuse. 

MOUNT VESUVIUS. 

One of the cheapest and finest articles of fireworks ever produced, displaying a 
beauluul fountain of diamond sparks, combined with eruptions of carmine, azure. 
emerald and orange miniature meteors. 

Per dozen. 

Colored ' : d07.cn in package $5 00 

Directions. — Insert the wooden point in the ground and light the fuse. 



JEWELED JETS. 

These novelties fill the air with streams of golden scintillations, combined with 
a fine shower of sparkled jeweled sparks, making a beautiful and lasting display. 

Per dozen 

With handles, 1 dozen in package $5 00 

Directions, — Hold in the hand in a clear space and light the fuse. 



DEFENDER. 

Represents the Defender making a circle around the competing yacht, request- 
ing the excursion steamers to keep out of the way. 

Per dozen 
t dozen in package {4 50 

HURDLE RACE. 

Represents a hurdle race, with horses on the home stretch, passing each other, 
finally going under the wire neck and neck. 

Per dozen 
I dozen in package |4 50 



HOME RUN. 

Represents a game of baseball, and the home runner following close at the heels 
of the runner ahead in their efforts to reach the home plate. 

Per dozen 
1 dozen injpackage |4 50 



SUN FLOWER. 

In its evolutions it unfolds in shape and colors a beautiful sun flower. 

Per dozen 
i dozen in package $2 5° 



C. Solomon, Jr., 422, 424, 426 Battery Street, 

JAPANESE ACROBAT. 

Begins with a crimson illumination changing to a brilliant 
fountain, with a loud report throws an acrobat into the air turning 
somersaults, making contortions, dives, etc., ending with a heavy 
aerial maroon. 

1 dozen in package, per doz $2 50 

MAGIC FOUNTAIN. 

Starts into operation as if lighted by magic, the whole forming a 
beautiful fountain. 
1 dozen in package, per dozen '. .{2 25 

MINIATURE SALUTE BATTERIES. 

A Liliputian Battery discharging colored stars, ending with loud 
reports, 
y z dozen in package, per dozen $1 65 

WHISTLING BOMBS. 

It whistles like a steam whistle, ending with a report. 
1 dozen in package, per dozen $2 00 

NATURAL GAS WELLS. 

These goods form a cloud-like jet, like a burst of burning 
natural gas, with a dissolving border of scintillating spur-poiuted 
stars. 
3 dozen in a box, per gross $12 50 

Directions. — Place on the ground and light fuse at the appex. 

CRiriSON FIREFLIES. 

Open with a brilliant crimson illumination, changing to a foun- 
tain of fireflies and electric sparks, lasting and beautiful. To set on 
the ground. 

No. 1, colored, 3 dozen in a package, per gross $12 50 

Directions. — Remove cover. Place on the ground and light at top. 

FIRE KING. 

A most attractive and salable article, packed 3 dozen in package. 
Price, per gross $12 5° 

CHINESE SPRAYS. 

Display a broad stream of Chinese gold and silver spangles, very 
handsome, and may be safely haudled and fired by ladies and chil- 
dren. 
No. 1, 3 dozen in package, per gross $12 50 





TRATRn TRAliK I'HICl 



TRILBY WHEELS. 



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ngle wheel, which in its revolutions, display circles of lieautiful 

|lj 50 

PHARAOHS SERPENTS' EGGS. 

e nre small eggs or cones, which, when placed on end and lighted, evolve a 
rpcnt-like ash — a really curious ami amusing chemical effect. 
.'1 1 dozen eggs in a wood box, per gross boxes $12 00 

SNAKES IN THE GRASS. 

This when burning produces a large bunch of 
grass. You c:tn see it grow, from which a large 
serpent emerges and crawls a long distance — a 
realistic scene and very amusing. Can be used in 
the parlor. 

Packed 1 dozen in a box, extra large size. 
Price, per box $0 So 

RUBY LIGHTS. 

The illuminating power is very great, with bril- 
liant colors, c specially adapted for children, being 

and harmless, with handles. 

Per gross 

ill box $3 50 




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MINIATURE BATTERIES. 

These are new and beautiful. Fine counter 
goods, and very salable on account of the size and 
beautiful appearance. Displaying an eruption of 

stars. 

Per gross 

No. 1 , 3 dozen in a package $ 5 00 

2, 1 " *' 12 00 




GRASSHOPPERS. 

They hop in all directions, very amusing, packed 1 gross in a package. 
Price, per gross #6 00 

YELLOW JACKETS. 

The greatest and best selling novelty. True to its name, it represents a swarm 
of angry yellow jackets. 
1 2 gross in a box, per gross #4 uo 



ELECTRIC SPANGLES. 



I gross in a package, per gross. 



.$4 oo 



C. Solomon, Jr., 422, 424, 426 Battery Street. 



PIN WHEELS 

at!" ■ ~ St. p er Gross. 

Large, % gross in package $4 00 

Extra, yi " " 6 60 

Directions. — These are small toy fireworks wheels, 
which can be fired by fastening to post with a large pin 
through the center of the wheel, or by fastening to the 
end of a stick held in the hand. 

CATHARINE WHEELS. 

We pack our Catharine Wheels in strong strawboard 
B6\ boxes, and they are -the best small wheel made, being 
brilliant in color and perfect in action. 

Per gross. 

Extra large, % gross in a box $17 00 

Directions. — Catharine Wheels can be fired same as 
directions for Pin Wheels, or suspended at the end of a 
string. . See illustrations. 

' COLORED TRIANGLE WHEELS. 

These wheels have cases of brilliant fires which throw out 
in their revolutions circlesof beautiful and dazzling spangles, 
very showy and effective. The colored pots form additional 
■ inside rings of variegated colors. 

Per gross. 

1 bz., I dozen in package $17 00 

2 " 1 " " 24 00 

3 " 1 " " 38 00 

Per dozen. 

X lb., X dozen in package, colored pots $ 6 00 

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Triangle Wheel * " M " ' 13 5° 

COLORED ROSETTE WHEELS. 

These are wheels of four changes, exhibiting a brilliant 
outer ring encircling an inside ring of red or green illum- 
inating fire, making a lasting and beautiful effect. 
~*xtra heavy, % dozen in package. ..$20 00 per doz. 

COLORED CHINA FLYERS. 

These are contra-revolving pieces, with pots of fires in 
variegated colors, forming beautiful scintillating fire 
wheels, having center circles of different colored rings. 

Per dozen. 

Large, with colored pot, % doz. in package $ 8 oo Rosette. 

Extra, ;: " " % " " 13 50 

Directions.— Triangle and Rosette Wheels and China Flyers should be securely fastened through the 
center block with the round nail accompanying each, to a smooth, upright post, taking care that its motion is 
free and regular in running before lighting it. 






Colored Vertical Wheel. 



COLORED] i VERTICAL WHEELS. 

These are wheels made of heavy revolving cases of jas- 
mine and brilliant fire, and with variegated colored central 
rings, thus forming many changes and beautiful effect? 
in their revolutions. Spindle attached for firing. 
Diameter. Per doren 

8 in., % doz. in package $ 6 50 

10 " packed single, with colored pot 13 50 

12 " " " red " 20 00 

14 " " " " red and green pots. .. . 2800 

16 " " " " " . . .. 39 00 

18 " " " " " " " .... 58 00 






COLORED DOUBLE TRIANGLE WHEELS. 



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TRUMPET WHEELS. 



Double Triangle Wheel. 




These wheels, composed of brilliant Chinese 
ismine spray fires, revolving around 

variegated colored center rings, emit loud 
1 t<mes of varying notes, causing both 

wonder and delight. 

12 inch, single $2[ 50 per doz. 

16 " " ,',' 42 00. 

Hon! — Fire sjme as vertical wheel. 

COLORED GEYSERS. 

These are revolving rockets, which, in their 
rotarj' flight, resemble a wheel of brilliant fire 
ascending in the air. 

Per dozen. 

Small, packed % dozen in package $8 50 

Large, " </ 2 " " Iy 75 

Directions.— Seiecta smooth surface on the ground or top 
of a barrel head; lay the piece on the place selected with a 
cross-stick underneath, light at the fuse, and thev will ascend 
with a rotary motion. 

PRISHATIC WHIRLWINDS. 

Form an immense revolving column of bril- 
liant fires, ascending high in the air emitting 
showers of golden spray, terminating in a crown 
of variegated colored stars of every hue. 

Per dozen. 

Exhibition Size, packed single $$o oo 

Directions.— Place on a smooth surface in the open air, 
light the fuse and withdraw to a convenient distance. ,* 



INDIAN JUGGLERY. 

Starts with a beautiful crimson illumination lasting some tin.e. Finally, with a 

loud explosion, projects high into the air a piece of mechanism, which, after a series 

of contortions, disappears from view with a loud report. 

Per dozen. 

Extra large, packed single $24 00 



C. Solomon, Jr., 422, 424, 426 Battery Street. 



COLORED STAR AND SERPENT MINES. 

g|J|pjg_ These are substantial tube cases, with wooden base, 

and charged with Colored Stars of every hue, or with 
Serpents, which in the final discharge are thrown up and 
scattered high in the air, similar to a volcano in its action. 
They are among the most effective goods made for public 
or private. displays. 

Per gross. 

No. I, % doz. in package. $22 50 

" 2, % " " 29 5° 

Per dozen. 

No. 3, ]/i doz. in package $ 3 25 

" 4, single with stars : 4 75 

"5. " " 7 00 

" 6, Gyrating Serpent Mines, large 15 00 

" 7, Colored Meteop Mines, extra large 2250 

" 8, Mines, Feu de Joie. 

These goods emit a marvelous combination of pyrotech- 
nic effects, exploding with heavy report. 

Each. 
No. 8, single $3 5° 

No. 9, Electric Shower Mines — Open with a bril- 
liant shower of scintillating fires. In the final discharge 
displays one of the finest effects known — a shower with 
green centers, emitting electric sparks. 
No. 9, single $5 00 

No. 10, Whistling Jack OP Calliope Mines.— These emit gyrating, whistling 
figures, making one of the most pleasing and novel displays known, never failing to 
please the most critical audience. 
No. 10, single $7 5° 







COLORED FLYINQ PIGEONS. 



These^pyrotechnic curiosities 
fly a distance through the air of 
100 to 300 feet, and return back 
to the starting point. The larg- 
est size also rapidly revolve 
while flying through the air. 

Per dozen 
Medium, packed % dozen 

in a package $12 00 

Large, packed X dozen in 

a package 20 00 

Extra large, revolving 

comets, packed single, 

each 5 00 

Directions. — Fasten the ends of a piece of heavy twine or light wire between 
two posts about 150 feet apart and 10 to 12 feet from the ground. Place the line 
through the center of pigeon, fuse end near the starting poiat. 




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COLORED AEROLITES. 

These begin with an illumination of changing 

imitating to I shower of fountain-like 

lire, then discharge high in the air a blazing 

aerolite, which finally disappears from sight with 

a loud explosion. 

Per doien. 
eked single $24 00 

COLORED 
FLORAL FOUNTAINS. 

These are a novel and beautiful representation iu 
llor.il fire of a fountain throwing upward and outward 
liquid drops of spangles and spray fire, which resem- 
bles a large fountain in action. One of the most 
beautiful effects in pyrotechny. 

Per dozen. 
Floral Fountains, packed singly $36 00 

COLORED 
PRISHATIC FOUNTAINS. 

We can recommend them as very beautiful. They 
make a fountain of colored fire drops, intermingling 
and shooting through each other with kaleidoscopic 
effect. 

Per dozen. 
Prismatic Fountains, packed single $36 00 

Directions. — For Aerolites, Floral aud Prismatic 
Fountains: Push the sharp end of th» wooden base 
in the ground, so as to firmly hold the Fountain in a 
perpendicular position. Select a place on the lawn 



where it is free above from trees or other ob- 
structions, and light fuse at the top end, as in 
illustration. 



BATTERIES OF COLORED 
STARS. 

They discharge continuously and in large 
quantities colored stars, filling the air with 
showers of gold, silver, blue, green and crimson 
drops. Very beautiful and exciting. Largely 
used in political and private displays. Perfectly 
safe and easy to fire. 

. Per dozen. 

Small, packed single t%o GO 

^ ;; 5000 

Ex. large, " 6 5 oo 

Directions. — For saucissons, mines, and 
batteries, fire from level ground, or at an 
elevation upon some secure foundation. Place 
upright on its base and fire the fuse, as in the 
illustration. 



We will not ship Fireworks unless money op 
satisfactory City References aecompany 
each order. 

We do not break packages. 




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C. Solomon, Jr., 422, 424, 426 Battery Street. 



COLORED SAUCISSONS. 

These are similar to large-sized mines, which first throw out a shower of 6re, 
with intermediate stars of variegated colored fires, finally exploding with a heavy 
report, and discharging high in the air a mass of fiery dragons, hissing and squirm- 
ing in every direction, with trails of brilliant fire, exploding with loud reports. 



Per dozen 

Small, packed single $30 00 

Large, " " 40 00 

Extra large " 60 00 

DEVIL AMONG THE TAILORS. 

The most amusing article ever offered in our line, 
making more display for the money than any article 
yet made. It is to be placed on the ground to fire, 
and opens with an illumination in colors, followed by 
a rich stream of brilliant fire. Next shows a fountain 
of reporting electric stars, and terminates with a burst 
of fiery dragons thrown to a height of 50 to 60 feet, 
and exploding there with loud reports. 

Per dozen 

Large $24 00 

Extra 42 00 




Colored Saucissons. 



SURPRISE BOXES. 

Beginning with a prismatic colored brilliant shower of fires, forming a beautiful 

fountain, they suddenly explode with a loud report, filling the air with fiery-tailed 

salutes, startling and very effective. 

r Per dozen 

Large, packed single $4° °° 

Extra large, " 6° °° 



DRAGON NESTS. 

Dragon Nest9 are a new and startling article in fireworks, 
simple to fire and beautiful in display. Commences with discharges 
of electric stars, each star in its flight separating and making a 
number of smaller stars or flashes. There is also a shower of bril- 
liant colored fires eight to ten feet high. As a finale, a grand out- 
burst of hissing, fiery dragons take place; they fill the air with loud, 
hissing noises, and leave trails of brilliant fire behind them as they 
shoot through the air. 

Per dozen 

Large $i 6 °° 

Extra large 48 00 




iLLPSTRATEn TRADK PRICK LIST. 



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SAPPHIRE SHOWERS. 

Beginning with a colored illumination, changing to a spray fountain, with 
occasional bursts of sapphires, which, as they fall, throw off beautiful electric 
scintillations. 

Per doicn. 
Extra large, packed single fii oc 



COLORED FLORAL BOMBSHELLS. 



These floral bombshells show in burning all the choice colors 
known to the art, consisting of crimson, gold, red and variegated 
stars of all shades. They project a bombshell in the air to an 
elevation of several hundred feet, which then explodes and 
throws out stars of every hue, mingled with showers of golden 
rain. 

Per dozen 

No. I, small, packed single $30 00 

" 2, medium, " 45 00 

" 3, large, " 60 00 

" 4, extra large " ., 75 00 



Directions. — Mines and floral bombshells are placed upright on their base, and 
fired from level ground or upon some raised and solid support, taking care to select a 
place which is clear of treea or other obstructions above. 



DETONATING CANNON SALUTES. 



With extra heavy report, much superior to a cannon. For salutes, Fourth of 
July, campaign use. They are ignited by 15 second slow fuse. Care must be taken 
not to explode them near any person or glass windows. Directions on every salute. 

Per dozen 

Six pounders $20 00 

Twelve pouuders 36 00 



REPORTING BOMBSHELL SALUTES. 




Put up six in a box with mortar. 



Are fired from mortars, ascend 500 to 600 feet iuto the air, and explode at that 
height with a report that can be heard for miles. Used for signals, salutes, celebra- 
tions, political meetings, etc. Take the place of cannon, are more effective and cost 
is less. 

Per dozen 
Kxtra large (equal in report to 12-pound cannon) $60 00 



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FIERY CONTORTIONISTS. 

This beautiful pyrotechnic effect represents a spur fire fountain, which changes 
to myriads of fiery contortionists, twisting, squirming in mid-air, putting themselves 
into various shapes; very amusing 'and exciting 

Each. 
Exhibition size, single $50 00 

ELECTRIC FOUNTAINS. 

Sending forth a continuous stream of beautiful electric stars, scintilating in 
green and azure tints, the whole producing one of the most beautiful showers ol 
electrical effects ever witnessed. 
Exhibition size, each $36 00 

WHISTLING FOUNTAINS. 

A continuous stream of gyrating musical figures, emitting calliope or musical 
tones. Very curious, exciting and amusing. Can be used for day display as well as 
at night. No one should fail to include these in their selections. 
Exhibition size, each $35 00 

UNION FOUNTAINS. 

Throw three distinct streams of red, white and blue stars, making a fan-shaped 
fountain representing our national colors. 

Each 

No. 1 , large size $20 00 

' ' 2, extra " 30 00 

" 3, special " 40 00 

BOMBETTE FOUNTAIN. 

A masked fountain of specialties in bombshell effects arranged to fire simultane- 
ously, producing many bouquets of the latest tints. 
Exhibition size, each {50 00 

GOLDEN STREAflER FOUNTAIN. 

Throw a steady stream of golden stars, forming a beautiful fountain. 
Exhibition size, each #30 00 

AERIAL BOUQUETS, OR FLIGHT OF 
ROCKETS. 

These consist of a largo quantity of rockets grouped to- 
gether in a tall wooden case, and prepared to fly together in a 
mass at one time, unfolding high in the air a beautiful pyro- 
technic bouquet sparkling with the richest colored gems. 

Each Each 

No. 3, variegated colors $40 00 

'4, " 5'> 00 




No. 1, variegated colors $20 00 

"2, " " 30 00 



Directions. — The box is set nearly perpendicular on the ground, well braced and 
pointed away from the spectators; the top end opened and fuse then lighted. 









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NIGHT" BOMBSHELLS. 




These shells are the grandest 
production of the pyrotechnic 
art. They show every known 
color, and nil the beautiful com- 
binations of colors, besides 
streamers, shooting stars, me- 
teors, comets, duration stars, 
serpents, gold rain, trailed stars, 
whirligigs, parachutes, mam- 
moth spreaders, etc. The per- 
fection which this branch of 
pyrotechnics has attained by 
years of experiment, by both 
native and foreign chemists in 
our employ, has had the effect 
of revolutionizing the style of 
large displays, making it possi- 
ble with them and with the 
addition of our other aerial fire- 
works to produce the grandest 

exhibitions without the use of any set pieces whatever, each shell being superior to a 

set piece. 

These shells are of peculiar construction, and contain more material than any 

other kinds, therefore make greater display. 

Per dozen 

Night shells, 6 inches in circumference, packed half dozen (shells), with mor- 
tar in a wood box J25 00 

Night shells, 9 inches in circumference, packed half dozen (shells) with mor- 
tar in a wood box 50 00 

Kach 
Night shells, 12 inches in circumference jf 7 00 

" 15 " 10 00 

18 " 16 00 

" 24 " 25 00 

Directions. — They are fired from mortars 
or upright guns. Select a level place free 
from obstructions overhead. Place the shell in 
the mortar with the white cone end down. 
Let the long fuse hang out of the mouth of the 
mortar. Slide off the red paper tube or cover- 
ing from the fuse. Light the black end of the 
fuse and quickly move away a good distance 
from the mortar. 

Be careful at all times not to get any part 
of the person over the mouth of the mortar, and 
always clean out the mortar after each shell is 
fired so that no sparks remain. 

We loan mortars with all shells from 12 
inches in circumference upwards and require a 
deposit on same; which deposit is remitted on 
return of gun in good order, freight prepaid. 
Where it is desired we lurnish men to fire, for 
which an extra charge is made. All mortars 
must be promptly returned. Cut showlll g she ii placed In mortar. 




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Mexican Jets. 



Phantom Circle. 



Aztec Fountain 



LAWN EXHIBITION PIECES. 



Each 

Illuminated Batteries $ 4 50 

Diamond Star 6 00 

Chaplet of Roses (see cut) 6 00 

Silver Glory 8 00 

Chinese Fan (see cut) 7 00 

Gallopade (see cut) 9 00 

Colored Polka Battery 8 00 

Colored Monitor Battery 9 00 

Flowering Aloe 10 00 

Notice. — All our Lawn Exhibition Pieces are provided with a hanger and 
directions how to fire. 

The hanger facilitates putting up the pieces at short notice or taking them down 
quickly in case it becomes necessary on account of rain, or for any other reason. 



Shower of Pearls f n 00 

Aztec Fountain (see cut) 11 00 

Pyric Cascade i<o 00 

Illuminated Star Wheel 11 00 

Mexican Jets (see cut) II 00 

Sparkling Caprice 10 00 

Egyptian Circlets ; . 11 00 

Phantom Circles (see cut) ' . 20 00 




Qallopade. 



Chinese Fans. 



Chaplet ol Rosea. 



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PUBLIC EXHIBITION PIECES. 




Comprising a variety of new and beautiful designs for public and private dis- 
plays. All pieces packed in small compass, convenient for snipping to any part of 
the country. Instructions for firing accompany each piece. Our expert will accom- 
pany and fire large public exhibitions. 

Portraits, mottoes and special designs of any description made to order at very 
short notice. 

In Ordering, Please give Name and Number. 



No. 

5° 

51 

52 

53 

54 

55 

56 

57 

58 

59 

60 

61 

62 

63 
64 

65 
66 

67 
68 
69 



FANCY DESIGNS. 



Name Price each 

Spuyten Tuyvil $ 30 00 

Sparkling Waterfall 26 00 

Shield of Iris 30 00 

Polka Redowa 30 00 

Chinese Brilliant 34 00 

Tree of Liberty 34 00 

Sunburst 50 00 

Peruvian Glory 50 00 

Elfin Waltz 5800 

Aurora Boreal is 48 00 

Casket of Jewels 81 00 

Magic W'heel 62 00 

* ' ' Ex. Large 108 00 

Egyptian Pyramid 78 00 

*Egypt, Pyramid Ex. Large. 166 00 

♦Double Diamond 60 00 

Revolving Star 86 00 

* " Ex. Large.. . 150 00 
Italian Rosette 108 00 

* " Ex. Large . . . 190 00 



No. Name Price each 

70 Mosiac Diamond $ 64 00 

71 * Ex. Large. 120 00 

72 Peacock's Tail 9800 

73 * " Ex. Large 17200 

74 Jeweled Sprays 90 00 

75 * Ex. Large... 142 00 

76 Saxon Pyramid 70 00 

77 * " Ex. Large... 15000 

78 Cluster of Diamonds 96 00 

79 " Ex. Large 170 00 

80 * " " Dble. " 265 00 

81 Revolving Pyramids 17000 

82 " Chinese Spider. . 130 00 

83 " Sun 75 00 

84 * " " Ex. Large.. 128 00 

85 Kaleidoscope 67 00 

86 " Ex. Large 11600 

87 *Pleiadas 135 00 

88 * " Ex. Large 20000 

89 Gothic Cross 105 00 



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PUBLIC EXHIBITION PIECES— Continued. 



No. 

90 

91 
92 

93 
94 
95 

96 

97 
98 

99 
100 



102 
103 

104 
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Name Price Each 

*Gothic Cross, Ex. Large.. $180 00 

*Snowflake 166 00 

*Emerald Jewels 166 00 

*Giraudole, 20-ft. wheel 420 00 

Mount Vesuvius 67 00 

* " Ex. Large.. 133 00 
Minnehaha 67 00 

* " Ex. Large 133 00 

Turbine wheel 80 00 

* " Dble. Ex. Large 167 00 
*Pyrotechnic Cross Fire 

extralarge 133 00 

*Horizontal Wheel, double 

extra large 200 00 

♦Fountain of Fire, Ex. large 133 00 

''Columbia Triumph 167 00 

♦Prismatic Fountain 133 00 

Niagara Cataracts, $6.00 per 

running foot for not less 

than 10 feet. . 



Note.- — By placing a number of these 
Cataracts in a continuous line, Falls of 
any length may be produced, and of as 
great a height as it is possible to erect 
them. 

No. Set Designs Price each 

155 Motto, "G. A. R." I 23 00 

156 " "1776" 2400 

157 " "Union" 2900 

158 " "July 4th" 2900 

159 " "Welcome," 12-inch 

letters 55 00 

160 " "Welcome," 18-inch 

letters 80 00 



No, Name Price eacli 

161 Bust of Wash'tn illuminated {50 00 

Ib2 * " " " Ex. Large 135 00 

163 Promethiau Vase 48 00 

164 Saxon Cross 53 00 

165 Turkish Cross 60 00 

166 Maltese Cross 53 00 

167 Crystal Spray Fountain 48 00 

168 U. S. Shield 63 00 

1 69 Star of America 43 00 

170 American Flag 7700 

171 Liberty Cap and Motto 67 00 

172 American Eagle 10800 

t73 * " Spread Eagle ... . 144 00 

174 "Good-night," combination 73 00 

175 Union Forever, combination 80 00 

176 Jeweled Cross 100 00 

177 *Goddess of Liberty 190 00 

178 Jeweled Stars 135 00 

179 *Washington on Horse, extra 

large 165 00 

1 80 * Washington on Horse, extra 

large, with pedestal 240 00 

181 *Fireman, Engine and Hose 350 00 

182 *Locomotive and Tender. . . 300 00 

183 *Passenger Car. 200 00 

184 *Train of Cars 500 00 

185 *Single Column and Star 

with Letter 200 00 

186 *Double Column and Stars 

with Letters 400 00 

187 *Triple Column and Stars 

with G. A. R 600 00 

188 *G. A. R. Badge 335 00 

*Pleces marked thus (*) are too large to box and 
ship, and are made on the ground where they 
are to be fired, or transported by teams from fac- 
tory. They are not kept in stock, so must be 
ordered considerably in advance. 



TO COMMITTEES 

The success of an exhibition of fireworks depends very much upon a 
judicious selection of pieces. 

If Committees not having time to call on us will write the amount they 
wish to expend for display, we will make a selection for the amount, and 
send list by return mail for approval. This mode of selection we guaran- 
tee will prove as satisfactory as if selected in person. 



Ii.i.r^TKATHP Trade Price List. 



INSTRUCTIONS FOR FIRING 
FIREWORKS. 



That portion ol the ground where display is to be fired should be 
inclosed by a strong rope or fence, takiug plenty of room, according to the 
size of the exhibition and to prevent accidents. 

Place the aerial fireworks in boxes, carefully covered with oilcloth, or 
tarpaulin to prevent dampness or sparks from reaching them. 

Open display with balloons and illuminations with portions of rockets 
and bombshells, then the set pieces, beginning with the smallest, continu- 
ing with the largest (.with aerial display of rockets, bombshells, etc., 
between) closing with the largest set piece, the effect of which will be 
enhanced by placing a battery on either side, a little to the rear, and firing 
them with it. The aerial bouquet should be the last piece fired. 

Roman Candles. — Fire from the hand holding candle below the 
middle with lower end exposed. Do not shake. 

Rockets. — Fire from a gutter made of two boards nailed together 
at right angles, and placed at a slight inclination against the wind. Do 
not fire from the hand. 

Verticals, China Flyers and Other Wheels. — Fasten with the spindle 
attached to a smooth upright post at about ten feet from the ground. 
See that the wheel is well secured, and that it revolves freely and regu- 
larly before firing. 

Geysers and Pristna/ic Whirlwinds. — Select a smooth surface on the 
ground, lay the piece on the place selected with the cross stick under- 
neath, light with fuse and they will ascend with a rotary motion. 

Fountains, Batteries, Aerolites, Sapphire Showers, Fiery Contor- 
tionists, Indian Jugglery, Saucissons, Dragon Nests, Devil Among the 
'I ailors. Surprise Boxes, Detonating Cannon Salutes and Floral Bomb- 
shells have full printed instructions on each piece. 

Flying Pigeons. — Fasten the ends of a piece of heavy twine or light 
wire between two posts about 150 feet apart and 10 to 12 feet from the 
ground. Place the line through the center of pigeon, fuse end near the 
starting point. 

Night Bombshells. — Full printed instructions accompany all shells- 
When it is desired we furnish men to fire at an additional charge. 

Exhibition Pieces. — Fasten securely to posts placed firmly upright, 
about ten feet from the ground. See that all wheels are in their proper 
places and will revolve freely, and that the fuse hangs within convenient 
distance for lighting. 



C. Solomon, Jr., 422, 424, 426 Battery Street. 







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Containing assorted colors in every piece for retailing, being selected expressly 
for the retail trade, already packed in neat wocden box. 



Assortment "A," 
$8.50. 

Pieces Size 

24 colored candles 2 star 

12 " " 3 " 

T2 " " 4 " 

9 " " 6 " 

9 " " § " 

12 sky rockets 1 oz. 

12 " 2 " 

6 " 3 " 

4 " 4 " 

36 blue lights extra la-ge 

24 pin wheels large 

76 flower pots 4 inch 

12 ruby lights No. 4 

6 miniature batteries " 2 

6 Chinese sprays 

6 natural gas wells 

■" Chinese punks r 

! 1 show bill 



Assortment "B," 
$17.00. 



1 case , 



Total 
$0 40 
29 
42 
57 
72 
42 
58 
50 
51 
58 
66 
41 
58 
50 
52 
52 
30 
00 
00 



ces Size 

colored candles 2 star 

" 3 " 

" 4 " 

6 " 



36 
36 
-'4 
24 

18 " " 8 " 

18 " " 10 " 

24 sky rockets 1 oz, 

iS " 2 " 



4 mines of colored stars . . .No. 1 

4 " " " ... " 2 

36 blue lights extra large 

T2 flower pots 4 inch 

24 pin wheels large 

24 serpents 4 inch 

9 natural gas wells 

Chinese punks 

1 show bill 



$8 50 

Assortment "C," $34.00. 



Pieces Size Total 

48 colored candles 2 star $0 84 

36 " " 3 " 88 

36 " " 4 " 1 25 

24 " " 6 " 1 50- 

18 " " 8 " 1 44 

18 " " 10 " 2 00 

18 " " 12 " 3 12 

36 sky rockets 1 oz. 1 25 

24 " 2 " 1 17 

24 " 3 ■ " 2 00 

18 " 4 " 2 31 

12 " 6 " 2 25 

12 cathrine wheels. .. .extra large 1 41 

24 pin wheels " 1 10 

72 blue lights ........ " 1 15 



Pieces Size 

36 serpents 4 inch 

12 flower pots 4 " 

6 triangle wheels 1 oz. 

6 " " 2 " 

6 mines of colored stars. . . No. I 
6 " " " ... " 2 

4 " " " ... " 3 

12 boxes red fire 

9 miniature batteries.. . . . No. 2 

24 ruby lights " 4 

Chinese punks 

1 show bill. 

1 case 



Total 

$0 b 3 

88 

84 

I 50 

1 44 

2 00 

84 

87 

1 00 

I 54 
62 
82 
58 
81 
67 
75 
78 
48 
00 
00 



$17 00 



I 


13 




81 




70 


I 


00 




94 


I 


23 


I 


oS 


I 


OS 




75 


I 


16 




48 




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$34 00 



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Assortment "D," $50.00. 



rttaa 

48 colored candles... 

36 
24 

• 
is 
36 sky rockets ., 

24 



Size 
. 2 star 
■3 " 
4 " 
.6 " 
. S " 
,10 " 



12 flower puts . .4 inch 

-1 blue lights . extra large 

~2 serpents ... 4 inch 

72 pin wheels. . . .. .extra 

24 Chinese sprays 

24 Catharine wheels extra large 

b triangle wheels I oz. 

6 " " 2 " 

2 " " colored pots 4 " 

2 " 'A lb. 

6 mines of colored stars No. 1 

6 " " " 2 

6 " " " 3 

3 " " " 4 

2 vertical wheels S inch 

1 " " colored pot 10 " 

2 China flyers " " large 

3 cans red fire % lb. 

2 " green " ,'4 " 

Chinese punks 

1 show bill 

1 case 



Tot 11 1 
fo 84 

1 17 
' 25 

2 25 

1 92 

2 I (» 

3 12 
I 25 

1 17 

2 OO 

' 54 
2 25 

I !SK 
8l 

1 16 

2 25 

3 3" 
2 08 
2 82 

71 
1 00 
1 00 
1 46 
94 
23 
63 
19 
08 

'3 
33 
13 
75 
48 
00 



$5° 00 



Assortment "E," $75.00. 



Pieces Size 

72 colored candles. 2 star 

72 " " 3 " 

48 " " 4 " 

48 " " 6 " 

36 " " 8 " 

24 " " 10 " 

18 " " 12 " 

12 " " 15 " 

48 sky rockets 1 oz. 

36 " 2 " 

24 " 3 " 

■2 '• 4 " 

12 " 6 " 

6 " 8 •' 

24 flower pots 4 inch 

6 bengal lights % lb. 

36 catharine wheel s large 

72 pin " extra 

72 blue lights " 

72 serpents . . 5 inch 

12 triangle wheels 1 oz. 

12 " " 2 " 



Total 
$' 2 5 

I 75 

1 67 
3 00 

2 88 



2 66 

3 12 

3 04 
1 67 

1 75 

2 00 

1 54 

2 25 



62 
00 
25 
30 
'5 
75 

1 42 

2 00 



6 " " 

3 " " 

2 " " 

3 vertical wheels , 



Pieces size 

2 triangle wheels ....... 4 oz. 

2 " " 'A lb. 

12 mines of stars No, 1 

6 " " " 2 

■ •■ " 3 
... " 4 

••• " 5 
. .8 inch 

2 " " 10 " 

2 china flyers large 

2 geysers small 

6 cans red fire % lb. 

3 " green " % " 

2 '! blue " X " 

24 miniature batteries No. 2 

24 ruby lights ' ' 4 

24 Chinese sprays 

Chinese punks 

1 show card 

1 case 



Total 

fi 00 

1 46 

■ 87 
1 23 

■ 63 
1 19 

1 17 

■ 63 

2 25 
1 33 

1 43 

2 25 

' >3 
75 

2 QO 

' '7 

2 08 
48 
OO 
OO 

$75 00 



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Containing assorted colois iu every piece intended for private and public di: 
plays, each assortment making a distinct exhibition in itself. 



No. 1. 

Exhibition Assortment, 

$14.50. 

12 colored caudles. large 6 stai 

6 exhibition candles S " 



3 colored star rockets 4 oz, 

4 " " " 6 » 

3 " " " 8 " 

I " China flyer. large 

I " vertical wheel 8 inch 

i bengal light % lb. 

I colored triangle wheel X " 

i ' a u 

i mine of colored stars No. 4 

I " " "5 

3 colored flower pots 6 inch 

1 ' ' rosette * ... , extra 

2 " geysers small 

2 X lb. cans re< i nre 

1 ]i " " green fire 

1 bundle punk 

Case 

No. 2. 

Exhibition Assortment, 

$22.00. 

12 colored candles large 6 star 

6 exhibition candles S " 

3 " " 10 " 

6 colored star rockets 4 oz. 

6 " . " " 6 ' 

4 ' %Vo. 

1 " China flyer larj t 

3 " vertical wheel S incn 

2 " triangle " yi lb. 



flower pots 6 inch 



2 bengal lights X lb. 

2 mines of colored stars No. 5 

1 mine of gyrating serpents " 6 

1 colored saucisson small 

1 " floral bombshell " 

2 " geysers " 

2 X lb cans red fire 

1 X " can green fire 

1 % " " blue " 

1 bundle punk 

Case 

No. 3. 
Exhibition Assortment, 

$32.50. 

12 colored candles large 8 star 

6 exhibition candles 8 " 

3 " " 10 " 

3 electric .spreader candles 8 " 

6 colored star rockets 6 oz. 

i " " " ^lb. 

; exhibition " yi " 

1 colored triangle wheel yi. " 



1 " vertical ,( 8 inch 

1 " China flyer large 

I ' ' rosette ex. heavy 

1 mine of colored stars No. 5 

1 '' " meteors " 7 

2 bengal lights '/ z lb. 

4 flower pots with handles 6 inch 

2 colored geysers smal 1 

I " saucisson " 

1 " floral bombshell " 

2 X lb. cans red fire 

2 X " " green fire 

1 exhibition piece diamond star 
1 bundle punk 

Case 



1. 1ST 



»s 



No. 4. 

Exhibition Assortment, 

$50.00. 

■ 

12 exhibition can'. 

-liower cnmlK 

12 colorcil star rockets .■ lb. 

S exhibition " 

I colored vertical wheel io inch 

1 " triangle wheels J^ lb. 

i wheel i " 

I " China flyer large 

I mine of colored stars No. 5 

: " " meteors " 7 

1 " offeudejoie " 8 

1 colored floral fountain 

1 " prismatic fountain .. . 

1 " saucisson small 

1 " aerolite 

2 geysers small 

I battery of colored stars " 

I package parade fire red 

1 " " " green 

1 exhibition piece monitor battery 

t bundle punk 

Case 



No. 5. 

Exhibition Assortment, 

$67.50. 

12 colored candles large 10 star 

12 exhibition candles 8 " 

6 golden shower candles 6 " 

3 electric spreader candles s " 

12 colored star rockets </ z lb. 

12 exhibition " K " 

1 colored vertical wheel 10 inch 

2 " triangle wheels ^ lb. 

1 " " wheel 1 " 

2 " China flyers large 

1 ' ' rosette wheel extra 

1 mine of stars No. 5 

1 " "colored meteors " 7 

t whistling jack mine " 10 

1 devil among the tailors large 

1 colored floral fountain 

1 " prismatic fountain... 



1 colored aerolite , ... 

1 " saucisson small 

1 " ii.ll " 

ei ■■ " 

1 battery of colored Btara 

1 package parade lire red 

1 " " . green 

1 exhibition piece illuminated battery 
1 " " chaplet of roses 

1 bundle punk 

Case 



No. 6. 

Exhibition Assortment, 

$120.00. 

12 colored candles large 10 star 

12 exhibition candles 8 " 

6 golden shower candles 8 " 

6 electric spreader candles 8 " 

12 colored star rockets I lb. 

6 exhibition " 1 " 

3 parachute " 2 " 

3 willow tree " 2 " 

2 colored triangle wheels % " 

1 double ", wheel ex. heavy 

1 vertical wheel 10 inch 

1 rosette " ex. heavy 

1 China flyer extra 

1 mine of gyrating serpents. . . . No. 6 

1 " " meteor stars " 7 

I battery of stars small 

1 colored saucisson " 

1 dragon nest large 

1 devil tailor 

1 surprise box " 

1 Indian jugglery 

1 colored prismatic fountain 

1 " floral " .... 

1 " aerolite " .... 
r " floral bombshell 

2 " geysers small 

2 packages parade fire red 

1 " " " green 

r exhibition piece diamond star 

r ' " silver glory. . 

1 " " Chinese fan. . 

1 " " gallopade. . . . 

1 " " Mexican jets 

1 bundle punk 

Case 



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FIRE CRACKERS 



At Market Rates When Ordered. 



40 
40 
40 
40 



Small extra, No. 1, gold chop, 40 pks. of 52 crackers, in box $ 

Large extra, No. 1 , " 

Shoo-fly, 

Shoo-fly, extra large size, 

California, extra, 

A No. 1 lady crks., ex. quality, 40 

Small pistol, 2% in. long, 40 

Large " 2 l /i " " 40 

Young America, $}4 in. long, 20 

Union, 4 " " 20 

Special extra (Dynamiters), 40 



76 
52 
72 
80 
700 
72 
80 
20 
20 
56 



CANNON CRACKERS. 

Great Republic, 5 in. long, 20 packs of 20 crackers in box. 

Constitution, 6*/i 20 " 20 " " 

Gold Dragon, No. 7, Cannon Crackers, 8 inches long, 10 pks. 
of 10 crackers in box, 



RED HEADS. 

Small, per 100 $ 

Large, " 



PUNK. 



Punk, small, per package. 
Punk, large, " 



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EXTRA QUALITY TORPEDOES. 



•.^y are without Exception the Finest Goods ii\ 
the Market. 

COMMON TORPEDOES. 

Per case 

51 1 in a pack, ioo packs in case $4 25 

GIANT TORPEDOES. 

This is a vety heavy reporting torpedo, and meets a long felt demand. 

Per case 

10 in a fancy folding box, ioo boxes in a case $4 25 

ELECTRIC TORPEDOES. 

These are double extra in quality, with heavy report. Handsomely 
packed. Just the article for best retail trade. 

k Per case 

25 in new style box, 50 boxes in a case $2 50 

IRONCLAD TORPEDOES. 

A heavy reporting torpedo. It is a cat- teaser. 
20 in a fancy box, 40 boxes in a case #3 50 

SILVER DRAQON TORPEDOES. 

Made from silver foil and pure silver, Chinese style; very popular. 

Per case 

20 in a fancy box, 40 boxes in a case $4 75 



PAPER CAPS. 



Round, 50 in box, full count, packed one gross boxes in wood box, 

price per gross boxes 27^0 

Mammoth, 50 in box, full count, packed )i gross boxes in wood 

box, price per gross boxes $2 50 



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FIREWORKS BALLOONS. 



This is one of the most beautiful and interesting 
displays of fireworks. We have invented new fire- 
works attachments for these balloons, making a 
much finer display. By following these directions 
and the use of our patent fire protector, it is im- 
possible for the balloon to catch fire in ascending. 

Full directions for firing with each balloon. 

Packed single, per dozen. 

No. 5, with fireworks attachment $17 00 

" 20, " " 29 00 

" 25, " " 43 00 

" 30, " " 60 00 




JAPANESE FIGURE BALLOONS. 

HUE PROOF SALLUiiBX Lifelike representations of Japanese figures — 
grotesque and amusing. 
Price, Yz dozen in package, per dozen JS8 oo 

COLORED PAPER BALLOONS. 

Variegated Colors. 

Per doeen. 
No. 6, % dozen in package $ 2 oj 

8, X " " 3 00 

10, % " " 4 00 

15, 1-6 " " 5 00 

20, packed single " 700 

25, " " " 10 00 

3°. " " " r 3 CO 




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"STANDARD" BUNTING FLAGS. 




UNITED STATES REGULATION SIZES. 

Feet. Each. Feet. Each. | Feet. Each. 

6 $ 4 70 12 $10 OO 20 $24 50 

7 5 10 14 13 50 25 35 00 

8 5 50 16 16 50:30 50 00 

10 8 00 18 20 00 

1 

Signal and foreign flags made to order at short notice. 

MUSLIN FLAGS ON STICKS. 

Please note sizes as well as numbers. 

No. 1 2x3 inches, per gross $ 35 

" 2 2*x 4 " " 42 

" 3 4x6 " " 70 

" 4 4*x 7 i " " 92 

" 5 6x9" " » 1 75 

" 6 8x14 " per doz 31 

" 7 12x18 " " 48 

" jh 12x22 " " 71 

" 8a 14x24 " " 82 

" 8 18x27 " " 93 

" 9 20x36 " " 1 60 

" 10 27x43 " " 2 33 

" 11 30x50 " " 3 17 

" "i 05x56 " " 3 75 

" 12 40x66 " " 5 40 



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JAPANESE BUCKET 

AMERICAN BUCKET-SHAPED LANTERNS. 

No. 4, 7 inch diameter, per hundred , $ 3 75 

" 5. 9 " " " 600 

JAPANESE LANTERNS. 

No. 8, 8 inch diameter by 12 inches long, per hundred $ 52$ 3j f~" ! 

" 10, 10 " " " 14 " " " " 7 50 

" 12, 12 " " " 16 " " " " 10 50 

" 263, Fancy, in various shapes, 9^ x 12 inches, per hundred jo 50 

Fine Lanterns, Lacquered Trimmings, assorted shapes, 10x14, per dozen 3 00 

" " " " " nx 16, " " 4 00 

FAIRYLAND CUPS. 

Made of glass, assorted colors, to be suspended from wires huug between trees 
or posts, or inside windows. They burn a short, broad candle, or oil with floating 
wick, and produce a fairy-like appearance when set around the edge of walks, or 
placed so as to produce a design of lettering. 

In boxes of one dozen, assorted colors, per dozen #3 00 

Starlight candles for fairyland cups, burning three hours, per dozen 30 

MOSS PAPER FESTOONING. 

For decorating — Red, white and blue in one piece, or separate colors of red, 
white and blue, green and yellow. 

Price, per roll $ 30 

DECORATION BUNTING. 

65 to 80 3'ards in a bolt. Price per yard, 8c. 

We do not sell less than full bolt. 



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PAPER CAP PISTOLS. 

We J attention to our line ol pistols for tins season. 

They are well made and beautifully finished ; all have tempered steel 
springs. 




No. 603'- 

REVOLVER, 
Length 5-> 4 ' Inches 

CUT SHOWS PATTERN. 

No. 603 1 ,2, largest five-cent pistol in the market. Japanned finish, 

packed one dozen in a box. Price per dozen $0 50 




No. 610. 

REVOLVER, 
Length 4 Inches. 

CUT SHOWS PATTERN. 

No. 6 to, a little beauty. Finished in white nickel, packed two 

dozen in box. Price, per dozen $0 40 




No 654. 

COLT REVOLVER, 
Length 7 Inches. 

CUT SHOWS PATTERN. 

No. 654, a ten-cent leader. Finished in white nickel; packed one 

dozen in box. Price, per dozen $0 90 

No. 655, same as 654. Japanned finish, packed one dozen in box. 

Price, per dozen o 90 



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No. 635. 

SMITH & WESSON 

REVOLVER, 
Length iy A inches. 

CUT SHOWS PATTERN. 



No. 635, beautifully finished in polished nickel; packed V 2 dozen in 

box $i 30 

No. 673, r same as No. 635, finished in oxidized copper: packed y 2 

dozen in]box 1 30 




No. 645. 

LARGE COLT REVOLVER, 
Length 9% Inches. 

CUT SHOWS PATTERN. 



No. 645, the largest and finest toy pistol in the market; finished in 

polished nickel, packed one in a box $2 50 

No. 675, same as No. 645, finished in oxidized copper, packed one 

in a box 2 50 



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Paper Napkins. 

We have the only complete line in San Francisco, com* 
prising twenty-five kinds, and quote a few standard sizes. 

PRICE LIST ON NAPKINS. 

12 x 12 inch. White $ .75 per 1000 

Colored Border 100 

White 1. OO " 

Colored 1.25 " 

White 1.25 

Colored 1.75 

PLEASE WRITE FOR DISCOUNTS. 

Scolloped Napkins. 

14 x 14 inch, Ordinary Quality $1.50 per 1000 

14x14 " Medium " 2.00 

14 x 14 " Fine 3.00 

14x14 " Extra " 4.00 

16x16 " Medium " 1.75 



12 x 


12 " 


14 X 


M " 


14 X 


M " 


10 X 


16 " 


16 X 


16 •' 



Satchel Baskets. 



3 to a set, Largest about 14 inch . 
5 " " " " 20 " . 



ii.25 per set 
2.50 



Bamboo Telescope Baskets. 



18 inch, 5 to a set $1.25 

20 " " " 1.75 

24 " " " 2.75 

27 " " " 3-50 

Willow Telescopes. 



20 inch, 5 to a set $3.00 



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SUN SHADES. 

WE HAVE NONE BUT THE BEST QUALITY. 

28 inches when open $0 08 



30 " 

36 " 

72 " 

84 " 

8 feet 

10 " 

12 " 

14 " 

16 " 



10 

12 

1 00 

1 50 

2 00 

2 50 

3 50 
5 00" 
s 00 



These large shades are just what is needed for Fourth of July or 
Bicycle Parade. 

GET OUR DISCOUNTS. 



SHAWL STRAPS. 

FOR TELESCOPE BASKETS. 

No. 5 — 4 feet, sole leather shield per doz., $1 50 

" 5—5 " " " 1 75 

" 10 — 4 " wood, leather covered ■' 1 75, 

' ' 1 o — 5 " " 2 00 

Many more on our Special List. Write for it. 

SCHOOL STRAPS. 

3-ft. long, strong pliable leather per doz., $0 40 

4-ft. " " " " " 60 

5-ft- " " " " " 75 



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ft 

It don't make a Noise, but it 
gets there just the same 



THE ADJUSTABLE 

That's what we call it 

And it's guaranteed to get more small boys 
into trouble than any yet sold 

Complete, with Crotch $i 25 per dozen 



WRITE FOR DISCOUNT 



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Silk Handkerchiefs. 



WHITE HEMSTITCH. 

Medium Quality. 

20x20 p er dozen $3 00 

22X2 2 " " 4 00 

24x24 ■• « 5 00 

HEAVY WEIGHT. 

Superior Quality. 

20x20: , .Per dozen $3 50 

22x22 « « 5 00 

24x24 " " 600 



A full line of Silk Goods 
always ready for inspection. 






Co SOLOMON, Jr, 

422=424=426 Battery St ' 




Importer of 



Japanese Goods 



PORCELAIN MATTING 

BASKETS 
PAPER NAPKINS 
LACQUERED WARE 

^£ I r\ AND A FULL LINE OF 

LANTERNS 



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